Christen Christensen Børsting

1716–1774 (Age 58)
Thise, Nørre, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen

Christen Christensen Børsting was born in 1716, in Thise, Nørre, Viborg, Denmark. He married Birthe Andersdatter about 1746, in Thise, Nørre, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died in 1774, in his hometown, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen Børsting
Birthe Andersdatter
Marriage: about 1746
Anders Kristensen Borsting
Christen Christensen
Christen Christensen Borsting
Niels Børsting
Niels Kristensen Borsting
Jens Christensen Børsting

Spouse and Children

about 1746
Thise, Nørre, Viborg, Denmark


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World Events (5)


Age 13

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 14

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 21

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • The Millennium File

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